Germany’s Solar Panels Would Provide 25% Of Australia’s Power Needs

By Energy Matters:

According to Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE), if all the solar panels currently in service in Germany were installed in Australia, they would generate a quarter of our electricity needs.

In the first half of this year, solar panels generated 4.5% of Germany’s electricity. Not resting on its laurels, the German government has announced a 52 gigawatt rooftop solar capacity target. If, or more likely, when, this goal is reached, it will represent enough capacity to supply half of Australia’s electricity requirements given our more favourable solar resources… Read more

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